H.R.4958 - Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2018115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Bost, Mike [R-IL-12] (Introduced 02/07/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs | Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 115-688|
|Latest Action:||10/09/2018 Became Public Law No: 115-258. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4958 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Public Law No: 115-258 (10/09/2018)
Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2018
(Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to increase, as of December 1, 2018, the rates of veterans' disability compensation, additional compensation for dependents, the clothing allowance for certain disabled veterans, and dependency and indemnity compensation for surviving spouses and children.
Each such increase shall be the same percentage as the increase in benefits provided under title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act, on the same effective date.